Google has simply launched its newest flagship smartphones, the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional, however after all there will likely be a 3rd member within the household too – the extra reasonably priced, mid-range, Pixel 8a. That is anticipated to be launched within the subsequent few months, and as we speak it has been leaked in all its glory in some CAD-based renders.
The design language is, very unsurprisingly, extremely much like what we have seen within the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional, all the way down to the very rounded corners – accurately, we’d add, since all three of those gadgets share most of their identify.
The digital camera ‘visor’ is there on the again, and the display screen has extra outstanding bezels in comparison with the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional, betraying the 8a’s lower cost level. The Pixel 8a measures 152.1 x 72.6 x 8.9 mm. Which means it is going to be virtually precisely the identical dimension as its predecessor, the Pixel 7a, which is available in at 152 x 72.9 x 9 mm.
The 8a’s display screen dimension ought to thus be across the 6.1-inch mark, and as you’ll be able to see there is a centered hole-punch for the selfie digital camera, together with two snappers on the again.
In accordance with a benchmark run from August, the Pixel 8a will likely be working an underclocked model of the Tensor G3 chipset that can be on the helm of the opposite two Pixel 8s. The 8a may have 8GB of RAM and can after all run Android 14 from day one.